Christmas Parties and Private Celebrations

A unique and memorable setting for any occassion

Photo: Christmas party celebration in the magnificent Great Hall
Photo: Christmas party celebration in the magnificent Great Hall

Discovery Museum celebrates the spirit and story of Newcastle and is the ideal venue for anyone proud of their local roots. The Museum is one of NewcastleGateshead’s premier visitor attractions and offers a unique and memorable setting for events. 

The Museum’s fascinating galleries and the magnificent Great Hall can be hired for a range of occasions, including Christmas partiesanniversariesbirthday partiesbaby naming celebrations and weddings. We can take bookings for your Christmas parties and celebrations all year round. 

The Discovery Museum is a Grade II listed building, situated in a prime city centre location close to transport links and a variety of accommodation.

Maximum capacities: Theatre 350, Dining 350, Reception 1000


We work with a range of catering suppliers to provide a service bespoke to your catering needs including canapés, buffets, three-course dining and drinks. 

Contact us

To find out more about hiring Discovery Museum please contact us by telephone: (0191) 277 2303 or use our contact form to get in touch. 

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Room capacities

CabaretDinner Reception
Great hall280350350
Turbinia hall     -     100200
Turbinia cafe-     80100
Science maze-     -     100
Mauretania room-     -     15
Northumbria room--15
Carpathia room --40
Whole museum-     -     1000